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#124971 - 10/23/17 12:02 PM Moving from Alexandrite to YAG??? (Hairy male)
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 16
Loc: Birmingham, AL
Hello all. I am a male very closely related to a gorilla. I was pretty hairy and have undergone about 15 sessions of LHR with Alexandrite to clear it all away (everything from the neck down). Yes, fifteen sessions. My legs and belly seem to have had the best success. Chest has done well, too, but it's harder to tell because of all the grey (Hello electrologist).

My concern is that other areas haven't done well. Private areas I'd guess about 50% clear, arms about 30%.

After chatting offline with another HairTell user, he informed me that he had a similar issue and moved from Alexandrite to YAG and finally got results. He and I have the same skin and hair types; fair skin and dark hair. I haven't had any treatments in a couple years, for financial and also frustration reasons. The financial situation is changing, so before resuming, I'd like to ask the experts. Should I consider requesting YAG? Or is there another option?

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#124973 - 10/23/17 02:12 PM Re: Moving from Alexandrite to YAG??? (Hairy male) [Re: Hairfree Hunk]
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Registered: 08/02/13
Posts: 291
Loc: France, Spain
In addition to dedicate me to electrolysis hair removal, I worked as laser technician in a medical clinic. According to my (little) experience, Alexandrite laser use to be more effective than any others lasers if you have fair skin and coarse pigmented hair.
However you can expect a hair reduction. Some patients get good results, others have to do laser sessions regularly in order to maintain the results.


If you seek for permanent hair removal (also permanent less density) go to electrolysis. This is my best advice.
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Licensed electrologist and esthetician.
http://adrien-sanchiz-electrolysis.blogspot.fr/

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